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Posts Tagged ‘Bethnal Green’

Shhh: A Celebration Of Quiet Music, Art and Film – Review

Stranded Horse, Mirel Wagner, Anna Meredith, cans of beer and snow fights at the very relaxed Shhh: A Celebration Of Quiet Music, Art and Film, organised by The Local with The Line of Best Fit.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Completely gratuitous shot of me in the snow, just cos I like the effects.

On Saturday night we took a delightful stroll through the snow to check out the last few acts at Shhh: A Celebration Of Quiet Music, Art and Film as recommended on my listings section. When we arrived it was clear that most people had been in full flow since mid afternoon, but since I can't drink these days I can't exactly get jealous.

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The main venue behind The Gallery Cafe is a remarkable find, somewhat reminiscent of a village hall. Here cans of Red Stripe littered the tables as a lady called Anna Meredith tackled an apple laptop on her own in front of a warm orange glow (and no, that's not just hipstamatic effects.) What began as… read more

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The reluctant Valentiner

Valentine’s Day sceptic Jessica Furseth makes peace with the heart-shaped holiday. Sort of.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Ghosts in love by Sarah Alfarhan
Before I get all grinch-y about it, I should say I actually quite like the idea of Valentine’s Day. At its best it’s a reminder …

The Best of Bust Magazine Christmas Craftacular, London 2010

The Bust Magazine Christmas Craftacular showcased fabulous handmade goodies: and here's my pick of the best, including Vic Lee, Urban Cross Stitch, Seaside Sisters, Andrea Garland, Xiang Zeng and James Ward. Read on to find the perfect Christmas gifts.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory.
My ability to get out and about has been seriously curtailed over the past few weeks by the need to get

Central Saint Martins BA Graduate Fashion Show

Forty graduates from Central Saint Martins BA Fashion Design presented their final collections at York Hall on Tuesday 1 June 2010… with photography by Matt Bramford

Written by Sophie Hill

Eloise Jephson, illustrated by Yelena Bryksenkova
40 graduates showed their work at the Central Saint Martins BA Degree Show this year, combining eccentric creativity with well-mastered skill. From wild African carnival-like …

The Hung Parliament spells serious change for our government.

My views on the 2010 general election, accompanied by the clever visual opinions of a bunch of illustrators.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Matt Thomas.
So today’s the day: the day that I sprung out of bed at an ungodly hour with only one thing on my mind. Who will be …

Oxfam’s Robin Hood Tax game takes to the streets this Sunday 2nd May

Keeping the Robin Hood spirit alive in the 21st century. Yes, really! An Oxfam volunteer previews their next Robin Hood Tax event in East London, with illustrations by Abigail Daker.

Written by Mary Frampton

Illustration by Abigail Daker.
I’ve always been a huge fan of Robin Hood. When I was younger I had a great cassette tape of all his stories and escapades. These generally …

Overpass/Underpass by Ciaran Begley

Hold & Freight, Stepney, Thurs 16th April 2009

Written by Amelia

You know, some nights you just know it’s going to turn into a big one… and so it was yesterday. An early evening outing to view my friend’s exhibition in …

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The Golden Era Girl

Fleur de Guerre Interview, London

Written by Robyn Lynch

Here at Amelia’s Magazine we were left so in awe by the spectacular vintage emsembles we witnessed at last weeks Affordable Vintage Fair when contributer Robyn got in touch with …

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All The Fun Of The Fair!

Affordable Vintage Fair, Bethnal Green

Written by Melodie Ash

Saturday saw a hoard of eager revellers descend on the Fym Fyg Bar in Bethnal Green for all the fun of the fair, well vintage fair that is! You could …

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Affordable Vintage Fair

London, April 4th

Written by Melodie Ash

To all you vintage addicts I bring you salvation!
On April the 4th a vintage bonanza will be hitting the streets of Bethnal Green to bombard you with their scandalously cheap …